RESCHEDULED EVENT: How Land-Grant Universities Transformed American Higher Education

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:30pm
Huddleston Hall Ballroom, 73 Main Street, Durham


Dr. Nathan Sorber of West Virginia University will speak about the history and impact of land grant universities and the key roles they should have moving forward. Dr. Sorber is the author of The Land-Grant Colleges and the Reshaping of American Higher Education and the forthcoming book, The Morrill Act in Yankeedom: A History of the Origins and Early Years of the Land-Grant Colleges


In honor of the 150th, we will look to the future with a panel discussion and questions and comments from the audience: What Is UNH's Role in Serving the Public Good? 




Nancy Targett 
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 
University of New Hampshire 




Steve Taylor '62 
Former NH Commissioner of Agriculture
Pettee Medal Recipient




Michael Ettlinger 
Carsey School of Public Policy 


In honor of UNH’s 150th, the event will be followed by a reception celebrating UNH faculty and staff, which will include an exhibit of faculty contributions to the CELEBRATE 150 Academic Series.



This event is sponsored by the Carsey School of Public Policy, CELEBRATE 150 Academic Series, and the Rudman Center's Public Forum Series.